generoso


generoso
adj.
1 generous, bighearted, big-hearted, broad.
2 generous, abundant, ample, handsome.
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generoso
adjetivo
1 generous (con/para, to)
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(f. - generosa)
adj.
generous
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ADJ
1) (=dadivoso) generous

ser generoso con algn — to be generous to sb

ser generoso con algo — to be generous with sth

2) (=noble) noble, magnanimous

de sangre generosa — of noble blood

en pecho generoso — in a noble heart

3) ( Hist) highborn, noble
4) [vino] rich, full-bodied
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-sa adjetivo
a) <persona/carácter> generous
b) <cantidad/propina> generous
c) <vino> full-bodied
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= generous, lavish, liberal, munificent, sharing, selfless, unstinting, unselfish, open-hearted, good-hearted, big-hearted.
Ex. Many libraries have built I & R services into their budgets on a fairly generous scale.
Ex. Library staffing levels were lavish and opening hours long.
Ex. It is quite true that the liberal use of crossreferences can overcome these problems.
Ex. It's important that we not think we'd be munificent benefactors, bringing a sack full of goodies to share.
Ex. Tachers found girls more virile, obtrusive, mischievous, sharing, straightforward, careless, dependent, quiet, and cowardly.
Ex. Information technology should be viewed as an enabler of a larger system which builds a sharing, selfless working community.
Ex. The revolutionary people of the world are unstinting in their praise.
Ex. True, we do have our unselfish heroes, men who willingly have laid down their lives for others, the wholly unselfish mother, the man who will step aside for the benefit of others.
Ex. I agree with you that there should be open-hearted dialogue and discussion between the people of these two countries.
Ex. Relaxing, joking and just being around guys and gals who are good-hearted people was just the ticket we needed.
Ex. But there are many big-hearted women in South Africa who love and care for children who don't have parents of their own.
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-sa adjetivo
a) <persona/carácter> generous
b) <cantidad/propina> generous
c) <vino> full-bodied
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= generous, lavish, liberal, munificent, sharing, selfless, unstinting, unselfish, open-hearted, good-hearted, big-hearted.

Ex: Many libraries have built I & R services into their budgets on a fairly generous scale.

Ex: Library staffing levels were lavish and opening hours long.
Ex: It is quite true that the liberal use of crossreferences can overcome these problems.
Ex: It's important that we not think we'd be munificent benefactors, bringing a sack full of goodies to share.
Ex: Tachers found girls more virile, obtrusive, mischievous, sharing, straightforward, careless, dependent, quiet, and cowardly.
Ex: Information technology should be viewed as an enabler of a larger system which builds a sharing, selfless working community.
Ex: The revolutionary people of the world are unstinting in their praise.
Ex: True, we do have our unselfish heroes, men who willingly have laid down their lives for others, the wholly unselfish mother, the man who will step aside for the benefit of others.
Ex: I agree with you that there should be open-hearted dialogue and discussion between the people of these two countries.
Ex: Relaxing, joking and just being around guys and gals who are good-hearted people was just the ticket we needed.
Ex: But there are many big-hearted women in South Africa who love and care for children who don't have parents of their own.

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generoso -sa
adjective
1 ‹persona/carácter› generous
no es muy generoso con el vino he isn't very generous with the wine
fueron muy generosos con nosotros they were very generous to us
es de espíritu generoso y noble she has a generous and noble spirit
2 ‹cantidad› generous
una propina muy generosa a very generous tip
3 ‹vino› generous, full-bodied, full-flavored*
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generoso
-sa adjetivo

generous
generoso,-a adjetivo
1 generous [con, to]
una ración generosa, a generous portion
2 (vino añejo) full-bodied

'generoso' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
desprendida
- desprendido
- espléndida
- espléndido
- garbosa
- garboso
- generosa
- liberal
- pródiga
- pródigo
- ruin
- manirroto
English:
bounteous
- bountiful
- charitable
- equate
- generous
- handsome
- lavish
- liberal
- ample
- rich
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generoso, -a adj
1. [dadivoso] generous;
fue muy generoso con sus hermanos he was very generous to his brothers and sisters;
ha sido muy generoso de tu parte it was very generous of you;
Irónico
¡gracias, generoso! you're too kind!
2. [grande] generous;
una ración generosa a generous helping;
una mujer de formas generosas a woman with an ample figure, an amply proportioned woman
3. [vino] generous, full-bodied
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generoso
adj
1 persona generous
2 vino full-bodied
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generoso, -sa adj
1) : generous, unselfish
2) : ample
generosamente adv
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generoso adj generous

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • generoso — generoso, sa (Del lat. generōsus). 1. adj. Dadivoso, franco, liberal. 2. Que obra con magnanimidad y nobleza de ánimo. U. t. c. s.) 3. Abundante, amplio. Plato generoso. [m6]Escote generoso. 4. Excelente en su especie. Caballo generoso …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • generoso — generoso, sa adjetivo 1. (ser / estar) Que tiende a dar o a repartir con los demás lo que tiene: Es muy generoso, todo corazón, si tiene un duro lo reparte. Estás muy generosa últimamente. 2. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que tiende a esforzarse y… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Generōso — (ital., spr. Dscheneroso, Mus.), edel im Vortrag …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • generoso — /dʒene roso/ agg. [dal lat. generosus, der. di genus nĕris nascita, stirpe ]. 1. a. [che ha nobiltà e grandezza d animo, che è pronto a rinunciare ai propri interessi per il bene altrui: i giovani sono g. ] ▶◀ altruista, di (buon) cuore,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • generoso — generoso, sa adjetivo 1) desprendido, desinteresado, rumboso, dadivoso*, liberal, espléndido, magnífico, caritativo, altruista, filántropo …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • generoso — |ô| adj. 1. Que tem generosidade. 2. Em que há generosidade. 3. Nobre. 4. Liberal; franco. 5. Magnânimo. 6. Da melhor qualidade. 7. vinhos generosos: os que têm idade e grande força alcoólica. • Plural: generosos |ó| …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • generoso — (Del lat. generosus, linajudo, noble.) ► adjetivo 1 Que da lo que tiene con desinterés: ■ siempre invita porque es muy generoso. SINÓNIMO dadivoso 2 Que se sacrifica por los demás sin que haya en ello ningún interés personal. SINÓNIMO altruista 3 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • generoso — ge·ne·ró·so agg. FO 1. che è solito ricompensare largamente: un uomo generoso | che denota prodigalità, munificenza: una donazione generosa Sinonimi: largo, liberale, munifico, prodigo. Contrari: 1avaro, avido, gretto, meschino, 1parco,… …   Dizionario italiano

  • generoso — {{#}}{{LM G18888}}{{〓}} {{SynG19378}} {{[}}generoso{{]}}, {{[}}generosa{{]}} ‹ge·ne·ro·so, sa› {{《}}▍ adj.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Inclinado a dar lo que tiene sin buscar el propio interés: • Es muy generoso y comparte todo con sus amigos.{{○}}… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Generoso — Vino generoso, oft nur Generoso genannt ist in Spanien die Bezeichnung für einen gespriteten Wein, der meist aus weißen, gelegentlich aber auch aus roten, beziehungsweise roten und weißen Trauben gekeltert wird. Generosos können im Unterschied zu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • generoso — adj 1 Que se comporta con nobleza, buenas intenciones y aprecio por los demás: un hombre generoso, una institución generosa 2 Que comparte lo que tiene con desprendimiento y compasión: Moctezuma obsequia, generoso, a los centinelas con joyas y… …   Español en México


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